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February 1988

Consort Contact Dermatitis due to Oak Moss

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology and the Environmental Dermatology Evaluation Unit, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York.

Arch Dermatol. 1988;124(2):261-262. doi:10.1001/archderm.1988.01670020079022

• An allergic contact dermatitis in a woman was found to be due to oak moss in her husband's after-shave lotion. When routine patch testing reveals a positive reaction, the dermatologist should consider exposure to the antigen not only in the patient but also through contact with the patient's consort.

(Arch Dermatol 1988;124:261-262)

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